eye on me. >> now it is clear that he has a sense of humor, because he is really under constant guard. for many years, he has not been able to spend a minute alone because the terrorist organization eta has issued death threats. >> the only place i feel free is in my work, when i am creating something. it out on the street, there is no freedom for me. i cannot go for a walk if i like in my own country, which i love, and which is tied to theest memories omy life and the memories of childhood. >> freedom is the theme of his work. as a young man, he fought against spain's franco dictatorship and was put in prison for it. his early works tell the story. after the dictatorship ended, he was a free man in a basque area for a few years, a breathing space in history.